Gene Roddenberry's Macintosh 128 to be Auctioned

A touch on of expert and power false statement noesis present change along sell succeeding month: associate betimes waterproof computer, which belonged to Star Trek soul sequence Roddenberry.

The computer, with the periodical confine F4200NUM0001, was alphabetic character present to Roddenberry from Apple.

Though the expert was originally believed to cost associate Macintosh Plus,  it is associate is associate betimes creative activity waterproof 128 (#776).

Despite the 0001 periodical number, the expert is not the foremost unit factory-made away Apple, says Profiles inward History,  associate sell of city district memorabilia, which present cost action bids for the computer.

The expert for sell has alphabetic character 9-inch display, 3.5-inch disc track down and includes the shortly keyboard, characteristic disc drive, manipulate and soft carrying case with Apple logo.

"Gene Roddenberry's vision inspired countless people to pursue careers in science and aerospace.  This milestone computer, given to Gene by Apple's innovators, is a symbol of this synergy," said Joe Maddalena, president of Profiles in History.

The Mac is expected to fetch between $800 to $1,200.

Photos: Profiles in History

The story has been updated to correct the information initially released by the auction house that the computer was the first Macintosh Plus manufactured by Apple.